ELECTIONS 2008: Campaign Finance
"When Americans file their annual income tax returns, they find this note near the top of the form: “Presidential Election Campaign: Check here if you, or your spouse if filing jointly, want $3 to go to this fund.” Even though $3 is a small amount, the public financing system it supports could provide each of the presidential nominees with about $84 million in campaign funds." (Public Financing Helps Fuel U.S. Presidential Campaigns - McCain campaign, Obama supporters trade charges of abusing system. America.gov - April 21, 2008)
Growing in Courage - Stoories for Young Readers
Under the Blood-Red Sun by Graham Salisbury: In Under the Blood-Red Sun, Salisbury writes of the Japanese in Hawaii during World War II and the dilemmas they face as their country of heritage and their adopted home go to war. Japanese- American Tomi Nakaji’s peaceful world is destroyed when the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor.
May 3 - World Press Freedom Day: Throughout the world, 3 May serves as an occasion to inform the public of violations of the right to freedom of expression and as a reminder that many journalists brave death or jail to bring people their daily news.
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Updated: May 2, 2008